September 02, 2005 16:37 ET

Hub International Limited CEO to Speak at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Insurance Conference

CHICAGO--(CCNMatthews - Sep 2, 2005) -

Hub International Limited (NYSE:HBG) (TSX:HBG) announced that Martin P. Hughes, chairman and chief executive officer, will speak at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods 2005 Insurance Conference at The Pierre Hotel in New York on September 7, 2005 at 9:30 AM ET.

To listen to Mr. Hughes' live presentation, log on to . A replay will be available starting on September 8 at the same site or the Company's website for 60 days after the conference.

Headquartered in Chicago, IL, Hub International Limited is a leading North American insurance brokerage that provides a broad array of property and casualty, life and health, employee benefits, investment and risk management products and services through offices located in the United States and Canada.

The presentation may contain forward-looking statements which reflect the Company's views with respect to future events and financial performance. These forward-looking statements relate, among other things, to our plans and objectives for future operations and are subject to uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from such statements. These uncertainties and other factors include, but are not limited to, risks associated with implementing our business strategies, identifying and consummating acquisitions, integrating acquired brokerages, attaining greater market share, developing and implementing effective information technology systems, recruiting and retaining qualified employees, fluctuations in the premiums charged by insurance companies with corresponding fluctuations in our premium-based revenue, any loss of services of key executives, industry consolidation, increased competition in the industry, fluctuations in the demand for insurance products, exchange rates, resolution of regulatory issues, including those related to compensation arrangements with insurance companies, the actual costs of resolution of contingent liabilities and the passage of new legislation subjecting our business to regulation in jurisdictions where we operate. We caution listeners not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of the presentation. Additional information regarding these risks and other factors that could cause Hub International's actual results to differ materially from our expectations is contained in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Canadian securities commissions. Except as otherwise required by federal securities laws, Hub International undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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